Minnesota's Top 10 most endangered for 2008
An abandoned jail, a small town bank, below ground resources, and a mid-century Modern icon represent just a few of the diverse sites named to the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota’s 2008 list of the Ten Most Endangered Historic Places.
This list, the 15th annual compilation the Alliance has released, profiles the state's most endangered historic sites.
The 2008 Ten Most Endangered Historic Places List includes:
- St. Louis County Jail, Duluth
- Historic Mantorville Normal School, Mantorville
- McGrath Old State Bank, McGrath
- Layman’s/Pioneer and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery, Minneapolis
- Oakland Apartments, Minneapolis
- Peavey Plaza, Minneapolis
- St. Anthony Falls Historic District Archaeological Resources, Minneapolis
- Floral Hall (Olmsted County Fairgrounds Building #31), Rochester
- St. Matthews (Rock of Ages) Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Paul
- Buch House, Shakopee
A photographic exhibit featuring the Ten Most Endangered Historic Places for 2008 — created by Doug Ohman, Pioneer Photography, Kodet Architectural Group and Drumminhands Design — will be displayed at museums, libraries and other public places throughout the state during 2008. (Source: Preservation Alliance of Minnesota press release)